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Panama City Beach Resort Opens After Michael

After several days of cleanup and work with local authorities, Panama City Beach RV Resort in Panama City Beach, Fla., is ready to welcome guests again, according to a press release. The resort sustained very minimal damage and was able to fully restore both power, as...

RVIA Applauds Maine’s New Outdoor Rec Office

Maine has joined 11 other states in establishing an Office of Outdoor Recreation (OREC) responsible for helping to grow the outdoor recreation economy. RVIA New & Insights reported that currently the office in Maine is temporary as state officials hope to show the...

Wegge: Great Outdoors Helping Build Economy

Editor’s Note: The following column by Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) Chairman Tim Wegge, appearing in the October issue of RV Executive Today, reports on a recent study that shows the outdoor industry is a strong economic contributor. Last month the...

Pa. State Parks Offer Electric Charging Stations

Electric and hybrid car owners will soon have access to dozens of free charging stations at Pennsylvania parks and forests, according to WHYY. It’s part of an effort by the state’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to reduce its carbon footprint and...

ARVC Foundation's Fall Auction Is Open Online

You can now bid on items as part of the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) Foundation’s annual Fall Auction, according to a newsletter from the organization. In 2017,  the auction raised more than $70,000 to support the foundation’s...

The Future of Alberta Campground is Uncertain

Major changes are in the works for Canmore, Alberta’s visitor information center and that could include shutting down the municipal campground, according to the Rocky Mountain Outlook. Over the past several years officials with the province of Alberta, which...

Ocean Lakes' Bender Promoted to New Position

Ocean Lakes Family Campground, a division of The Jackson Cos., in Myrtle Beach, S.C., has promoted Greg Bender to assistant general manager, according to a press release. His new responsibilities include overall operations handled in Ocean Lakes’ main office and the...

Tent Camps 'Some Of The World's Best Resorts'

At one point in the mid-2010s, “glamping” became a four-letter word. A sudden boom in upscale tented accommodations — which ultimately felt neither glamorous nor like camping — saw the trend go from boom to bust as quickly as spaghetti doughnuts and ramen burgers,...

Park Reopens, Repairing Damage From Michael

A Northampton County, Va., campground that suffered extensive damage from Hurricane Michael announced it is reopening in time for its popular Halloween-themed activities, according to the Delmarva Daily Times. Cherrystone Family Campground announced on its Facebook...